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KDB Developer/Specialist

$180,000 – $300,000
Charlie Palfreman
Apply2019-09-06 14:36:441970-01-01Henlow

KDB Developer/Specialist

Date posted: September 6, 2019
$180,000 – $300,000
New York, USA
Job description

KDB Developer/Specialist 

One of the most successful Prop Trading Firms in New York is looking to strengthen trading team by hiring a World Class KDB+/Q Developer.

This person will sit as part of a team of expert KDB+ /Q developers and be responsible for building out the next generation trading and research platform for this successful trading firm.

Strong experience in q/kdb / kdb+

The ideal candidate would have experience working in a Hedge Fund or an Investment Bank.


Domain expertise in eFX

Hands on experience in:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience using KDB
  • Deep understanding of internals of KDB+ including the q interpreter
  • Experience working with Traders / Quant Researchers is a plus but not essential
  • Experience with data feeders
  • Core KDB experience


  • Working on the latest access data platform
    • Unifying systems around the hedge fund
    • Working on real life data, close to the business
    • Building out the next generation trading platform

Academic Background

  • Bachelors, Master or PhD in STEM field of education
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience

Programming Languages – KDB is essential. Python and C++ is a bonus

This is a world leading proprietary trading firm who are willing to pay the required level of compensation to hire the best KDB+/Q developer.

Reference: HenUS4